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    Fire Over England (United Artists, 1937). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41"). In this piece of historical fiction, global tensions between Spain and England are almost at the breaking point when Queen Elizabeth I sends a spy to infiltrate the court of Spain. Flora Robson and Raymond Massey play the heads of state, but the poster belongs to Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier, impassioned lovers both on and off screen. The poster features a lovely stone litho portrait of the two stars, with battling armadas and impaled Spaniards rounding out the imagery. Professionally restored, this poster once had fold wear and some writing bleedthrough, which extended from the upper left background into Alexander Korda's credit. The bleedthrough is still slightly visible, and there is intermittent airbrushing in the borders. Fine/Very Fine.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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